Jennifer Wallace Elected President of the Association of Teacher Educators

Jennifer K. Young Wallace has been elected to serve as president of the Association of Teacher Educators. Her appointment makes her the first alumna and employee of a historically Black college or university to serve as the association’s president.

Dr. Wallace has been a faculty member with Jackson State University in Mississippi for the past decade, first serving as an assistant professor in the College of Education. She currently teaches as a tenured associate professor and is the coordinator of the doctoral program in educational leadership. She previously served as chair of the university’s undergraduate curriculum committee.

Dr. Wallace is a graduate of Alcorn State University in Mississippi where she studied English, journalism, and education. She holds a master’s degree in English teacher education from Mississippi College, as well as a master’s degree in counselor education and a Ph.D. in educational leadership and administration from Jackson State University.

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